Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen Rhys Bowen stands alone after success in series storytelling.   (Perennial bestseller Rhys Bowen recently made time to indulge some curiosities regarding her new standalone thriller, In Farleigh Field, as well as what readers can expect next in her storied career.) TSM: What ignited your desire to write In Farleigh […]

Emelie Schepp's Recipe to Write The Perfect Thriller...

Emelie Schepp’s Recipe to Write The Perfect Thriller…

Emelie Schepp’s Recipe to Write The Perfect Thriller… (Swedish author Emelie Schepp took some time out of her busy schedule to give speak to us about writing, rejection, and most importantly the key ingredients to pen a successful thriller. And speaking of thrillers, Marked for Revenge will be released this month by Mira Books.) TSM: […]

Interview with James Rollins

Interview with James Rollins

Interview with James Rollins (James Rollins took some time out of his busy schedule to speak to us about the writing craft,  his bestselling books and much more, a more complete version of this interview will appear in the Strand next year) AFG: What would you say was the most difficult book for you was to […]

Exclusive interview with Hank Phillippi Ryan

Exclusive interview with Hank Phillippi Ryan

Exclusive interview with Hank Phillippi Ryan New York Times best-selling author Hank Phillippi Ryan remembers the exact moment when she told her husband she wanted to write novels. “When I was 55, I was sitting at my desk and finally had a good idea for a mystery. I went home and told my husband, ‘I’ve […]

Unpublished Interview with Ross Macdonald

Previously Unpublished Interview with Ross Macdonald

Previously Unpublished Interview with Ross Macdonald   (We are very proud to share this interview with Ross Macdonald from It’s All One Case: The Illustrated Ross Macdonald Archives, by Paul Nelson and Kevin Avery, with Jeff Wong and we appreciate the editors for giving us permission to print this.)  PAUL NELSON: In an interview you made […]

Interview with Donald Sturrock: The Authorized Roald Dahl Biographer

Interview with Donald Sturrock: The Authorized Roald Dahl Biographer

Interview with Donald Sturrock: The Authorized Roald Dahl Biographer Part I (I spoke to Donald Sturrock, who penned Storyteller, which has been lauded by critics as the definitive biography of Roald Dahl. Though Dahl is most famous for his books for children, he wrote several short stories which have earned comparisons to Maugham, Saki, O’Henry […]

Interview with Catherine Coulter

Interview with Catherine Coulter

Interview with Catherine Coulter (Catherine Coulter stands out as one of the most talented thriller authors of this generation. Her fast paced novels have consistently hit the bestseller lists and have earned her legions of fans eager to read her series books as well as stand-alone crime novels. Last month Gallery Books published her latest […]

"Ray Bradbury Saved Me,"Alice Hoffman on Writers Block, Impressionism, and Survivor's Guilt

“Ray Bradbury Saved Me,”Alice Hoffman on Writers Block, Impressionism, and Survivor’s Guilt

“Ray Bradbury Saved Me,”Alice Hoffman on Writers Block, Impressionism, and Survivor’s Guilt TSM: Tell us about your newest book? AH: Faithful covers ten years of a young woman’s journey in New York City. It’s about love and survival and finding yourself after you’ve been lost. In many ways, it’s the story of survivor’s guilt. My character, […]

self publishing tips

Self Publishing in Sweden?

Self Publishing in Sweden? Getting a publisher to take a chance on you and publish your work is often even tougher than writing a novel in the first place. Three years ago, Emelie Schepp got tired of waiting for the big publishing houses to get back to her on her manuscript so she decided to […]